News…



GOOD NEWS!!!! WE HAVE A NEW DATE FOR THE NEXT FESTIVAL…
SATURDAY 6TH MAY, 2023
MORE DETAILS SOON!

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DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS YEARS ANGLESEY WRITING COMPETITION HAS BEEN POSTPONED!

WE WILL BE CONTACTING ALL TICKETS HOLDERS WITHIN THE NEXT 7 DAYS.

AND THE WINNER OF OUR 2022 SHORT STORY COMPETITION IS…

Hannah Retallick with her story Seven Ages of Loan.

Well done Hannah. The Judges certainly had their work cut out for them choosing as the standard of story was amazing. Well done everyone who entered.

The Judges would also like to give a special mention to David L Pogson for his story Wall Eilian.

Tickets on Sale…

The tickets for this years festival will be available from 8am Friday 1st July!!

Pop back tomorrow for full instructions of how to chose your workshops and buy your tickets.

Tickets are for sale through Eventbrite.

Take a look at the Workshops on offer.

Choose one from the AM sessions and one from the PM sessions.

Purchase your ticket and email us your choices of workshop.

gwylangleseyfestival@outlook.com www.eventbrite.co.uk

AM WORKSHOPS

JOY MAWBY Writing a Memoir

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EMMA VENABLES Connecting Character & Place

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KATHY HOPEWELL Freewriting for Productivity& Joy

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NESS OWEN              Love Song of the Sea (Suitable for Welsh Learners  and Beginners)

(Ness Owen’s workshop will be delivered bilingually)

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KAREN ANKERS Perspective & Pace in Fiction

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PAULINE KENYON Everyone’s a Writer

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PM WORKSHOPS

SIAN NORTHEY Y Gwir a mwy na’r gwir:

  troi digwyddiadau go iawn yn ffuglen

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MARTIN DAWS Spoken Word Poetry

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KAT KINGSLEY-HUGHES Mindful & Intuitive Approaches

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DeANN BELL Vampires that Don’t Bite

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CONRAD JONES Writing Crime Thrillers

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FIONA CAMERON Eco Poetry

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Saturday October 8th 

Ysgol David Hughes, Menai Bridge

Provisional Running Order

  • Registration 9am – 9.30am
  • Plenary 9.30 – 10am
  • Morning Workshops 10.15 – 12.15
  • Lunch 12.30 – 1.30pm
  • PM Workshops 1.45pm – 3.45pm
  • Plenary Q&A 4pm – 5pm
  • Close 5.30pm

Poetry Slam fundraiser for the Anglesey Writing Festival and will hopefully become an annual event. Poets will be invited to read and then a team of judges will, over the course of three round, decide a winner. So come prepared with three poems, in case you get through to the final round! Wine and a small trophy for the winner- medals for finalists. £5 to watch, £3 to take part. No stated theme, but there will be a limit of two minutes per poem. There will also be a raffle. To be held at The Wildboathouse, Holyhead on Thursday 25 August @ 7.30pm.

Pop over to our Gallery page to see some great photos of last nights Poetry Slam!!